Title: Benjamin Helm Bristow to Warden of the Eastern Penitentiary, 17 October 1871
Date: October 17, 1871
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Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Whitman Archive ID: nar.02518
Contributors to digital file: Elizabeth Lorang, John Schwaninger, Anthony Dreesen, and Nima Najafi Kianfar
Oct. 17, 1871.
The Warden of the Eastern Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa.
Calling your attention to the case of George Mountjoy, convicted in the U. S. Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania of defrauding the Internal Revenue, I will thank you to inform me what has been the conduct of Mountjoy since he has been in your charge as a prisoner.
B. H. Bristow, Solicitor Gen'l,
& Acting Attorney Gen'l.